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Friday math movie - Angle Dance

By Murray Bourne, 11 Jan 2008

Ready for some mathematical 80s glam?

This week's movie is originally from TV's Square One. Not familiar with Square One?

Square One Television is the most widely known mathematics television program. It was produced by the Children's Television Workshop for PBS from 1987 to 1992, spanning 230 half hour daily episodes, one music video special (Square One Video Jukebox), and ten hour-long Mathnet specials. Its goal was to teach and increase interest in mathematics for middle school children through entertainment, most notably parodies of other shows... [Source: No longer available]

What was 1980s music about? Think heavy fog, heavy make-up, heavy bass riffs, studio-based video clips, the birth of MTV, Duran Duran, Billy Idol and Take On Me by a-ha.

So with that background, enjoy Angle Dance:

See the 4 Comments below.

4 Comments on “Friday math movie - Angle Dance”

  1. Hussein says:

    I would like to injoy your site daily for my students with the help of projector.

  2. Murray says:

    Great, Huseein - you are more than welcome!

  3. George says:

    We couldn't watch the video for some reason i wanted to because me and my group have to prepare a lesson about angles

  4. Murray says:

    Hi George

    It's working fine for me at the moment.

    What actually happens? Can you see an image with the "play" arrow in the middle (like YouTube? - the movie is from YouTube). If so, does the problem happen after you click the play button?

    Are you having the same trouble with the other math movies? Try Powers of 10.

    Are you accessing it from your school? Some schools block YouTube - could that be the problem?

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